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Colorado Springs custom muralists bring the world to your walls

By: STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com

On the west side of Colorado Springs, patients can have their teeth cleaned while overlooking Niagara Falls or a cavity filled at the base of the Parthenon. At a brewery off Garden of the Gods Road, customers sip...

On modern walls, plaster can be a high-end blast from the past

By: STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com

If your home was built before 1950, odds are it's got something in common with the Great Pyramid of Giza and the palaces of Henry VIII.

For millennia, plaster was the go-to wall-covering for both interior and...

Nordic center set to open, a first for cross-country skiers in the Pikes Peak region

By: STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com

Local fans of cross-country skiing won't have to factor a lengthy drive into their outdoor adventures much longer. A new Nordic center opening Saturday in Monument, the first destination of its kind in the southern...

Austin's Whiskey Shivers brings 'trashgrass' stylings to Stargazers

By: STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com

8 p.m. Friday, Stargazers Theatre, 10 S. Parkside Drive; free; stargazers theatre.com or 476-2200

Fed by reeling banjo, fiery fiddle and smokin' washboard, Whiskey Shivers' high-octane hootenanny can be hard...

'Lottery' was a win, and a loss, for author of seminal horror tale

By: STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com

With a Powerball pot of $1.5 billion (and rising) on the table, the nation's abuzz with the excitement of ridiculous impossibility.

But here's the thing: You're not going to win. You know that. And when you...

Colorado Springs Philharmonic gives symphonic treatment to country classics in 'Legends'

By: STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com

7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave.; $21 and up; csphilharmonic.org or 575-9632

Ryan Adams did it with Taylor Swift, Dylan with Sinatra, and now the Colorado Springs...

Drama of nature, color inspire Colorado Springs painter

By: STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com

Through Feb. 29, Pikes Peak Library District East Library Gallery, 5550 N. Union Blvd.; jacquelinepearsonart.com

Jacqueline Pearson's paintings range in style, subject matter and media, but all celebrate a...

Anonymous $1 million gift lets zoo rebuild critical critter conservation center

By: STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com

Torrential rains in the spring of 2015 led to a slow-moving landslide that destroyed an exterior wall of the breeding center at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, forcing animal evacuations and dealing a major blow to...